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List of Acronyms and Abbreviations

List of Acronyms and Abbreviations (printer-friendly PDF)

The following acronyms and abbreviations are used only in the Supporting Documents tables:

Acad Reg Academic Regulations
Curr Dev Hdbk Curriculum Development Handbook
Exp Fin Pol Expenses and Financial Policy
Factbook Longwood University 2008-2009 Factbook
FYE First Year Experience
GES Graduate and Extended Studies
Grad Cat Graduate Catalog
LSE Leadership and Student Engagement
LU Longwood University
MAISS Multicultural Affairs and International Student Services
RPM Real Property Management
S-A Hdbk Student-Athlete Handbook
Student Hdbk Student Handbook
SUI Student Union and Involvement
Undergrad Cat Undergraduate Catalog
VSE Volunteer and Service-Learning


The following acronyms are used in the report narratives and in the Supporting Documents tables:

AACSB Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International
ABC American Broadcasting Corporation
ACA Advisory Committee for Assessment
ACAC Academic and Career Advising Center
ACHA-NCHA American College Health Association-National College Health Assessment
APA Auditor of Public Accounts
BA Bachelor of Arts
BS Bachelor of Science
BSBA Bachelor of Science in Business Administration
BSN Bachelor of Science in Nursing
CAATE Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education
CAS Council for the Advancement of Standards
CBE College of Business and Economics
CCCAS Cook-Cole College of Arts and Sciences
CCNE Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
CEHS College of Education and Human Services
CF Conceptual Framework
CIP Classification of Instructional Program
COA Council on Accreditation for Recreation, Park Resources and Leisure Services
CSDS Communication Sciences and Disorders
CSA Cashiering and Student Accounts
CSWE Council on Social Work Education
DSS Disability Support Services
EBI Educational Benchmarking, Inc.
FALDO Frameworks for Assessing Learning and Development Outcomes
FERPA Family Educational
FICAS Facility Inventory Condition and Assessment System
FPPM Faculty Policies and Procedures Manual
H.E.A.T. Help Eliminate Auto Theft
HJP Honor and Judicial Programs  
HSF Hull Springs Farm
ICU Intensive Care Unit
IITS Information and Instructional Technology Services
ITTIP Institute for Teaching through Technology and Innovative Practices
LCCLL Longwood Center for Communication, Literacy and Learning
LCVA Longwood Center for the Visual Arts
LEED Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design
LOTI Longwood Online Technology Institute
LSEM Longwood Seminar
MBA Master of Business Administration
MFT Major Field Test
MLK Martin Luther King
MS Master of Science
NASM National Association of Schools of Music
NAST National Association of Schools of Theatre
NCAA National Collegiate Athletic Association
NCATE National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
OAIR Office of Assessment and Institutional Research
OPS Office of Professional Services
OSAAS Office of Student-Athlete Academic Services
PHETE Physical and Health Education Teacher Education
RA Resident Assistant
RAD Rape Aggression Defense
RCL Residential and Commuter Life
REC Residence Education Coordinator
RN Registered Nurse
S.E.A.L. Student Educators for Active Leadership
SACS Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
SBDC Small Business Development Center
SCHEV State Council of Higher Education for Virginia
SGA Student Government Association
SHWC Student Health and Wellness Center
SLLA School Leadership Licensure Assessment
SPA Specialized Professional Association
USDOE U.S. Department of Education
VCLA Virginia Communication and Literacy Assessment
VDOE Virginia Department of Education
VRA Virginia Reading Assessment
WCC Written Communication Competency